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Patent Agent

Company name

BCG Attorney Search

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Valid Through

Dec 21, 2020

Years of Experience

2-7 yrs required


Groton, MA, United States

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Practice Area
Patent Agents/Technical Specialists >> Patent Agents/Technical Specialists - Life Sciences >> Biotechnology
Patent Agents/Technical Specialists >> Patent Agents/Technical Specialists - Life Sciences >> Chemistry
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Groton office of our client seeks patent agent with 3-5 years of biotech experience. The candidate will manage client patent portfolio and align IP with company objectives through prosecution and maintenance of IP. Will create and capture new IP through working with client scientists, collaborators, and founders. Support IP diligence for potential licensing & acquisition transactions. Support business development discussions and planning as needed. Monitor and assess changes in the IP landscape in support of clients. Work with internal counsel as appropriate on prosecution, diligence, filing and operations. Fully integrate as a member of multiple project teams and provide IP input on client projects. Prepare patent applications and work with clients to capture/create new IP. A strong life sciences background is required. Should preferably have a graduate degree in any of the biological sciences, chemistry, or engineering. M.S. or Ph.D. in a science is required. Experience in drafting new filings and designing IP strategy is needed. Working knowledge of molecular biology, nucleic acids, gene therapy, immunology and/or virology is strongly preferred. Pharmaceutical/biotech experience and understanding of the business needs of life science companies is also preferred. Industry experience focused on drug discovery and development is a plus. Must be registered with the USPTO.

Company info

BCG Attorney Search